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Maintaining and Protecting Your Grain Bins

May 18, 2022

Maintaining and Protecting Your Grain Bins

Farmers across Canada need to protect and adequately maintain their grain bins. Grain bins a…

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Protect your excavation business with the right insurance

May 9, 2022

Protect your excavation business with the right insurance

Excavation is central to construction, whether you are working on a housing project in Milto…

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The Right Insurance Will Protect Your Roofing Business

May 5, 2022

The Right Insurance Will Protect Your Roofing Business

To benefit from the growing roofing business industry, you need to make sure your business i…

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Get the Liquor Store Insurance That’s Right for You

May 2, 2022

Get the Liquor Store Insurance That's Right for You

Searching online for the right liquor store insurance coverage? You have come to the right p…

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April 28, 2022

Western's business insurance provides expertise and value to Canadian business owners

Jonathan Hoey has been a leader in the insurance industry for almost 20 years. I am head of…

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How to protect your concrete business with insurance

April 25, 2022

Concrete and Cement Contractor Insurance

Concrete is the foundation of your business. You need to protect it with contractor insuranc…

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Garden Centre

April 18, 2022

Insurance that protects your greenhouse and garden centre

You’re a grower and you’re in the business of growing. Get Insurance Quote for y…

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Home Builders Insurance

April 11, 2022

Home Builders Insurance - Course of Construction protects you on major projects

Get Insurance Quote for your Business Searching online for the right home builder’s…

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How fertilizers are key ingredients in food production

April 8, 2022

How fertilizers are key ingredients in food production

Crops, just like humans, need nutrients to be healthy. Fertilizers give crops the nutrients…

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Taking care of your lawn care and landscaping business

April 7, 2022

Insurance for your lawn and landscaping business

You’ve got a green thumb and you’ve decided to start your own lawn care and land…

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Safeguarding private schools with customized insurance

April 4, 2022

Safeguarding private schools with customized insurance

We are experts in insuring private schools and their related risks. We provide tailored and…

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Get grocery or convenience store coverage that protects you

March 28, 2022

Get grocery or convenience store coverage that protects you

Looking for the right business insurance for your grocery or convenience store? Western Fina…

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Protect your cleaning business with the insurance you need

March 24, 2022

Protect your cleaning business with the insurance you need

Do you have a cleaning business and need insurance? Whether you are cleaning commercial or r…

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How to Find the Right Insurance for Pet Supplies, Boarding and Grooming

March 14, 2022

How to Find the Right Insurance for Pet Supplies, Boarding and Grooming

Looking for insurance for your pet and pet supplies and servicesstore? We have the right cov…

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Do I Need Insurance For My Home-Based Business?

March 1, 2022

Do I Need Insurance For My Home-Based Business?

Western Financial Groups’ Canadian Business Resource Centre provides advice to busines…

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What Questions Should I Ask My Employer About Group Benefits?

February 18, 2022

What Questions Should I Ask My Employer About Group Benefits?

When you are considering a job offer, keep in mind that employee benefits are an important p…

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What is the Best Coverage for Employee Benefits Plans?

February 14, 2022

What is the Best Coverage for Employee Benefits Plans?

Like other employers who realize the health and happiness of their employees is key to the s…

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How Do I Get Group Benefits as an Employer?

February 8, 2022

How Do I Get Group Benefits as an Employer?

Employers recognize that employees see value in group benefits and many employers provide gr…

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Can You Customize a Group Benefits Plan?

February 3, 2022

Can You Customize a Group Benefits Plan?

A group benefits plan provides flexible, customized options to your employees and is a great…

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Keeping Rising Restaurant Insurance Costs Down

February 1, 2022

Keeping Rising Restaurant Insurance Costs Down

Rising insurance premiums are just one of the challenges the hospitality industry has had to…

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3 Things to Consider When Choosing a Group Benefits Plan

February 1, 2022

3 Things to Consider When Choosing a Group Benefits Plan

Group benefits are an important part of compensating employees and they can be the deciding…

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Restaurant insurance designed to protect your business

January 26, 2022

Restaurant insurance designed to protect your business

Restaurant insurance is designed to protect owners from risks related to serving food and dr…

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How to keep your business safe from carbon monoxide

January 20, 2022

How to keep your business safe from carbon monoxide

According to the Canadian Centre for Occupation Health and Safety, carbon monoxide poisoni…

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Tips for reducing restaurant insurance costs

December 20, 2021

Tips for reducing restaurant insurance costs

Rising insurance premiums are just one of the challenges the hospitality industry has had to…

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November 25, 2021

How has the Pandemic Refocused Employee Benefits Strategies?

The pandemic has led to a better understanding of employee workplace benefit needs. An incre…

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November 17, 2021

Just How Important are Employee Benefits

Why Employee Benefits Matter It might seem difficult to justify the expense of employee bene…

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September 7, 2021

Affordable employee benefits for plumbing and heating businesses

As an employer with a unique plumbing and heating business, you pride yourself on timely and…

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August 23, 2021

Electric Bicycle Sales Booming Now There's A New Problem

The use of bicycles, E-bikes, and E-scooters surged in Alberta during the pandemic. Bikes ar…

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July 23, 2021

Have you been affected by a wildfire?

Most home and business insurance policies cover fire damage. If residents have to leave thei…

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June 8, 2021

Top 7 Types of Insurance a Steamfitter Contractor Should Have in Ontario

Working as a steamfitter contractor in Ontario is an occupation with many responsibilities.…

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June 4, 2021

Insurance for oil and gas contractors in Ontario

Oil and gas is a major industry in Canada and employs many oil and gas contractors who work…

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June 2, 2021

What insurance should an installer have in Ontario?

Cable and satellite installers in Ontario need to have insurance to cover them for the risks…

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June 1, 2021

What insurance should a commercial cleaner have in Ontario?

Cleaning may not seem like a particularly dangerous business, but it does have its risks. Wh…

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May 27, 2021

Top 3 types of insurance a drywall contractor should have in Ontario

In Ontario, drywall contractors must have liability insurance to operate. Many customers and…

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May 26, 2021

Insurance for mobile mechanics in Ontario

As a mobile mechanic in Ontario, you offer a specialized and convenient service to your cust…

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May 25, 2021

What insurance should a pipe fitting contractor have in Ontario?

Pipe fitters install pipes used in cooling, heating, steam, lubricating and hot water system…

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May 24, 2021

5 Types of insurance a plumbing contractor should have in Ontario

Any contractor who provides plumbing services in Ontario needs to have plumber’s insur…

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May 19, 2021

What insurance should a welding contractor have in Ontario?

Welding can be a dangerous job and welding contractors are held to high standards of quality…

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May 18, 2021

Insurance for electrical contractors in Ontario

Electrical contractors in Ontario need to have the right insurance to manage the risks of op…

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May 11, 2021

What is oilfield insurance and what does it cover?

The oil and gas industry is complex and requires specific coverage to ensure compliance and…

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May 4, 2021

5 reasons why landlords should require renter's insurance

As a landlord, you put yourself at risk from your renter’s actions and could be held l…

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April 7, 2021

As a farmer, yes, you really do need hail insurance

Branden Smart is a licensed account executive with Western Financial Group. A farmer with ov…

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March 29, 2021

5 safety tips for commercial kitchens you need to know about

A commercial kitchen can be an extraordinarily hazardous place to work and business to run.…

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February 5, 2021

Employee group benefits plans (health and dental) in Canada - Our expert Mike Madison outlines the Western difference

Mike Madison is our Director of Employee Benefits Sales with Western Financial Group Busines…

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January 20, 2021

What is business interruption insurance and what should you know?

Business interruption insurance supports you when your business cannot operate as a result o…

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October 28, 2020

Is your business insurance working for you?

With over a decade in the business insurance industry, Matt Friesen, manager of commercial s…

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Confident woman shakes hands with another woman in a business setting

February 27, 2020

Western's business insurance teams are about the customer

As business owners, you may be experiencing insurance rate increases — we’ve see…

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Welder welding metal bars together

July 31, 2019

Manufacturing insurance - determining what is best for your industry

July 31, 2019. If you are in the manufacturing business, you will need insurance to reduce t…

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View of a farm

July 24, 2019

Farm insurance has evolved

July 24, 2019. Farmers in Alberta face many risks that are outside of their control and can…

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Modern condominium complex

June 19, 2019

What is commercial realty insurance?

June 19, 2019. If you own a commercial real estate-based business in Alberta, you need the p…

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